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How to get all properties of all users in SharePoint 2013 Rest API?

I am using this code to get all properties for just myself (current user). But how can I change this so that I can get the same data but for all the users in SharePoint? var oldurl = ...
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Get current logged user name for user “Account operates as System”

When I'm try to get current logged user name for account domain\username and I added many users to this option "Account operates as System" In code I got the system account not the real name of user "...
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How can we save data into the User Profile custom property?

We have got User profiles in SharePoint with custom properties. We want to programatically insert values into them. Preferably via javascript object model. Is this possible? Please point to reference ...
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Best Practice to check if a user exist

Am I missing something here? There should be a method to check if a user exist, which doesn't throw an error if it doesn't. EnsureUser() is not applicable, because that method creates a new user if it ...
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Tracing user profile changes without iterating all the through?

Due to the project requirement, we want to trace the user profile property changes (made through mysite) whenever they do. Is it a good idea to insert a javascript (through a delegation control) and ...
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How is the user information list populated?

When you add a user with direct permissions somewhere within a site but they haven't yet visited SharePoint - will the user be added into the user information list automatically or only once they ...
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User Profile multiple data sources

Want some help understanding what I have to do in this situation. We have user profiles from active directory, but there are some properties that come from an external service which we can get from a ...
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Critical error 6398 - User synchronization not working anymore

I just found this morning that there are a lot of critical errors since 9/9/2015 in SharePoint, all of them being the Event ID 6398. Here's the error: The Execute method of job definition Microsoft....
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How to get user profile property value when privacy for property set to “Private” (only me)

I have a property in the user profile. This property has privacy settings equal to "Private" (or "Only Me" if working through UI). It means that value for this property will be shown only to you or ...
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Integrating SharePoint user profiles with forms authentication

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I have deployed a publishing portal. It is using a custom forms authentication solution, i.e. I store user names, ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Change order of User Profile properties

I would like to know how to change the display order of the out of the box user profile properties using sharepoint object model ? I would like to move OOTB properties into my custom section.
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User Profile Incremental Synchronization Timer Job runs on wrong server

I have configured 2 User Profile Service instance's on a SharePoint 2010 farm to cater for an Intranet and Extranet Domain. One UPS runs on the app server and hosts the Intranet sync and the other ...
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Provisioning User Profile Service - Will not start

I've been following Spence Harbar's guide for setting up a multi-tenant install of SharePoint 2013 in a testing environment. I am following his 2010 Guide but replaced the Search Service script with ...
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User profile synchronization for User profile properties

IN SP2010, I have added 3 new User profile properties by Central Admin of type boolean, datetime and string.Then I added data for the user in the profile for these new properties. I ran the "User ...
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JS failures using ClientContext object on pages other than group membership pages

I'm attempting to use a piece of JS that I located here to add some CCS classes to the body tag of my SP site based on the user's groups. The following script works perfectly well when looking at a ...
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Deleted Service Application, Service Instance(s) Remain

The User Profile Synchronization Service was not properly configured and was stuck in "Stopping" state. I was able to delete the User Profile Service Application but the User Profile Service (instance)...
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User profile Audience Using Power shell

#Add SharePoint PowerShell SnapIn if not already added if ((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue) -eq $null) { Add-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint....
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Update user profile for user whose account name has changed in AD

We have an issue with User Profile Sync in SharePoint 2010 when the following happens: A new user is added to AD (i.e. DOMAIN\jdoh) The user is synched successfully to SharePoint Time passes The user'...
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SharePoint 2010: allowing users to modify other users' profile properties

In SharePoint 2010 is it possible to delegate permissions to a user so they can edit other users profile properties through the standard web interface i.e. not through Central Administration? An ...
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How to access programmatically to Active Directory Properties from an SPUser

I'd like to know how can I do to access to Active Directory information (eg: Department) of an User starting from an SPUser... I've User Profile Service configured and I see in Sharepoint those fields....
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Use Powershell to iterate through all UserProfile properties

The following script spits out all UserProfile properties for users on Sharepoint 2007: [void][System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft.Office.Server") [void][System.Reflection....
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How can I migrate my existing MOSS 2007 userprofiles including audiences to SharePoint Server 2010?

We are planning to implement SharePoint Server 2010 in our orginization. Many of our in-house application are heavily dependent upon userprofiles and audience targeting. Is there any Microsoft ...
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'Sign in as Different User' Not “Taking”

In some instances of WSS or MOSS when you use the "Sign in as Different User" option, the new login doesn't "take". Is there any known issue here? Usually logging out and then logging back in with ...
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How to return all user profiles

I need to query the entire user profile store and do multiple operations such as filtering based on one user profile property, sorting by another, and grouping on yet another. Is this possible using ...
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How to bulk import User Profiles from a legacy system and pre-create MySites

I need suggestions how to accomplish one upgrade task. I have list of user accounts in .csv file which I need to import to SP2010 and create user accounts with appropriate attributes. Also this ...
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Master page for user profile pages, how that works?

I am building a SharePoint intranet branding solution, I have built 2 master page for site and system. Planning to build another master page for users but noticed each user has a different site ...
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REST API to get Frequent Sharepoint Sites programmatically?

Sharepoint Online offers a view of the frequent sites of the current user. It is available in the home page of the "My Site" of the user. I'm asking if there is a REST API (or something like) to get ...
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User Profile Inactive Profiles Not Deleting

In the SharePoint farm we have, the inactive user profiles (those are disabled in AD) are not being removed when i am running the my site cleanup timer job. I verified the configuration of User ...
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Need to sync User Profile with aspnetdb

Can someone please guide me on How to sync user profiles from aspnetdb (FBA users)? We do not have AD, So we need to Create and Sync the User Profile of Sharepoint with aspnetdb. Just to add more ...
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User Profiles “User Information” -vs- Mysites

In Sharepoint lists, where it gives you a link to the user who created or modified a file, or to a username specified in a "user field" on a list, sometimes I get a plain "Edit User Profile" panel, ...
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Changing users DisplayName isn't permanent (i:0#.f|… issue)

We're having the issue where user's names shown after logging in are being preffixed with the membership provider information, e.g. i:0#.f|fbamembershipprovider|myemail@q... (note that we're using FBA ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service Application Error

I got a strange problem with Sharepoint 2010 User Profile Synchronization Service (UPS). I have User Profile Service Application(UPA) and User Profile Service is started. Two FIM Service is stopped (...
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Multi language sites

We are about to create a multi lingual portal for a customer that has offices in many countries. We will have site collections with different language packs. All our users will have access to the ...
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Add personal site collection administrator programmatically

I am looking for a way to add a site collection owner to personal site of a user. I can set the ctx.Site.Owner for other site collections, but for personal sites I am receiving Unauthorized exception ...
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How to configure replicable properties in User Profile

I try to configure SharePoint Server 2010 replicated properties of User Profile (such as 'Birthday') to see them into User Info Lists on my Site Collections. I've setted it to Replicable and Pirvacy ...
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Profile Sync doesn't filter to all users on all sites

A changed email address or name (or any other profile property) on AD does not filter through to all the users across all site collections. We have a suspicion that if a users permissions are not ...
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Error while calling SP.UserProfiles.PeopleManager.getMyProperties method

I am trying to get current user profile information using the PeopleManager object ( SP.UserProfiles.js ) in a SharePoint hosted app. Code snippet is like below : var peopleManager = new SP....
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How to show AD Contacts in the SP2010 people picker

is it possible to have the SharePoint 2010 people picker show AD Contacts. We have sub contractors & some full time staff listed as contacts in AD, in order to have their contact information ...
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CSOM Query on Hidden User Information List returning nothing

I'm trying to retrieve a user's profile picture from the hidden User Information List within Silverlight. I can't use the UserProfileService.asmx because I don't have the login name nor the GUID of ...
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User Profile Sync status stuck at “Synchronizing”

User profile synchronization status is stuck at "Synchronizing" for more that 8 hours and it seems the Active directory import(0) is also not updated. Any suggestions?
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SharePoint User Profile REST API unknown error

I activated user profiles (and managed metadata services), but when I call: http://<mysharepointsite>/_api/SP.UserProfiles.PeopleManager/GetMyProperties I get: <m:error xmlns:m="http://...
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get list of all users from User profiles in SharePoint using REST API

I am able to get the list of site users by making a call to site/_api/web/siteusers I am able to get details of logged in user by visiting site/_api/SP.UserProfiles.PeopleManager/GetMyProperties I ...
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User Profile Pictures not showing up after changing WFE

We just recently switched to a new Web Front End. Everything is working fine with the exception of the User Profile Pictures. We are not importing them from AD and they worked fine on the old WFE. ...
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Active directory user account images not syncing with SharePoint User Profiles

I am uploading the images in Active Directory and trying to sync them with User Profile Services (tried both Incremental and Full Synchronization) but still not able to retrieve the AD User Profile ...
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How to retrieve users profiles using JavaScript object model (JSOM) in SharePoint Online apps

To retrieve user profiles using server object model I have used UserProfileManager in C# code. UserProfileManager userProfileMgr = new UserProfileManager(serviceContext); IEnumerator userProfiles = ...
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Permission problems (access denied) when listing all user profile images

We have a webapp http://intranet01 (default zone) with an internal zone AAM http://intranet and a public zone http://intranet.company.com. Everyting works fine except one solution. The solution ...
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Does every user have a user.ID?

Does every user that belongs to a site collection or a group in that site collection, have a user.ID? I am iterating through a list of SPFieldUserValueCollection and am comparing the SPFieldUserValue....
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How to access user profile with object model

I need to fetch some properties. How can I access User Profile with Client Object Model? Any code example will be helpful.
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SharePoint 2013 Duplicate User Profiles

I don't come from a heavy SharePoint background so please don't judge :) I wanted to know if there was a query I can run to delete numerous duplicate User Profiles from the Profile DB. I recently ...
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Attach an event receiver to profile property update

Do someone know if it's possible to attach an event receiver to profile updates? The goal would be to update an external system (such as a CRM) when a user is updating his profile.